#29 Brad Hunt
|HOMETOWN||Maple Ridge, British Columbia (BCHL-Burnaby)|
- Alternate Captain
Enters his senior campaign just 14 points shy of the 100-point plateau (19-67=86)... Needs just one power-play goal to break the BSU Division I-era record for power-play goals by a defenseman... His 67 career helpers leave him eighth on BSU’s all-time defensemen assist-scoring list... Has not missed a game since stepping on campus in the fall of 2008 playing in 112 consecutive games.
- Academic All-WCHA
Was one of six BSU players to appear in all 38 games, which included 27 starts as a member of BSU’s top defensive pairing... Led all BSU defensemen in scoring with 3-18=21... Was second to Jordan George on the team with 18 assists... Recorded two assists in game two of the opening series at Sanford Center (10/16/1)... Assisted on a goal Oct. 29, 2010 versus Minnesota Duluth... Notched an assist loss to St. Cloud State (11/5/10)... Logged a multi-point weekend with four assists as BSU split the series with Alaska-Anchorage (11/12-13/10)... Tallied assists in back-to-back series against Northern Michigan (11/27/10)and Nebraska-Omaha (12/3/10) ... Had one assist against Ferris State at Mariucci Classic in Minneapolis (1/1/11)... Notched a multi-point series with 0-2=2 against former CHA rival Alabama-Huntsville (1/7-8/11)... Logged an assist Jan. 21, 2011 versus St. Cloud State... Netted his first goal of the season against Minnesota State (2/5/11)... Tallied a multi-point game with 0-2=2 versus Colorado College (2/18-19/11)... Netted the game-tying goal in the waning seconds of the third period versus Minnesota (3/4/11)... Selected to WCHA All-Academic team.
- First-Team All-CHA
- Four-Time CHA Defensive Player of the Week
- Two-time INCH National Player of the Week Runner Up
- Academic All-CHA
Has played in each of BSU’s 36 games this season and has never missed a contest making Saturday’s Midwest Regional semifinal his 74th consecutive appearance... Opened his sophomore campaign with two points in three of the first four games... Netted a goal and added an assist in the Oct. 10, 7-3
win over Air Force... The assist mark the beginning of a four-game stretch during which he posted six helpers... Set a new career standard assisting on three goals in a 6-1 victory at Robert Morris (11/7/09)... Matched that mark posting an assist on each of BSU’s three goals in a 3-0 win at Western Michigan Jan. 3... Grabbed a career-high four points on his first collegiate hat trick, along with an assist, Nov. 21 helping the Beavers to a 6-3 victory over Ala.-Huntsville... Recorded an assist in a 3-3 draw at Ala.-Huntsville to cap the 2009-10 regular season. The helper broke his own BSU Division I-era record for assist by a defenseman (23) set just a year ago... Enters the NCAA Tournament after registering an assist in eight of the Beavers’ last nine outings.
- 11/10/08 - CHA Defensive Player of the Week
- 1/9/09 - CHA Rookie of the Week
- 1/26/09 - CHA Defensive Player of the Week
- 2/2/09 - CHA Rookie of the Week
- 2/6/09 - HCA National Rookie of the Month Honorable Mention
- 2/9/09 - CHA Rookie of the Week
- 3/9/09 - CHA Defensive Player of the Week
- CHA All-Rookie Team
- First-Team All CHA
- CHA Rookie of the Year
- INCH All-CHA Team
- INCH CHA Freshman of the Year
- CHA All-Tournament Team
- NCAA Midwest Regional All-Tournament Team
Was one of five BSU players to log time in all 37 games of 2008-09... Third on the team in scoring with 9-23=32 points... His total of 32 points matched Riley Riddell (2001-02) and Luke Erickson (2003-04)for tops in BSU’s Division I-era... With 23 helpers, he toped all BSU Division I-era defenseman assists totals... He led College Hockey America in scoring by defensemen and rookies with 4-15=19 points... Was second in the league among all scorers with 15 assists... A constant on the BSU power-play unit that entered the NCAA tournament ranked sixth in the country at 20.4-percent... Hunt led all players with 7-16=23 power-play points... His 3-9-12 points on the man advantage in league play led all players... His 9-23=32 points is fifth in the nation among rookies and ranked sixth for defenseman scoring... Was named as the College Hockey America Rookie of the Year... Earned a spot on the CHA All-Rookie Team... Was selected First Team All-CHA by the league’s coaches... Garnered NCAA Midwest Region All-Tournament Team honors.
Prior to BSU
Brad Hunt comes to Bemidji State after two full seasons with the Burnaby Express of the British Columbia Hockey League... In 2007-08 he helped lead the Express to a 33-22-0-3 overall record and a berth in the BCHL Coastal Conference Divisional Playoffs.
In 60 games during the 2007-08 regular season, Hunt averaged nearly one point per game totaling 16 goals and 39 assists for 55 points to finish fourth on the team and second in the league in scoring among all defensemen... Of his 16 goals, 10 came on the power play placing him third on the team in special teams scoring... For his efforts he was named the Express’ Most Valuable Defenseman at the conclusion of the regular season. During his first full season with Burnaby (2006-07), Hunt posted four goals and 34 assists with all four markers coming on the man advantage.
Prior to his time with the Express, Hunt patrolled the blue line for the Junior ‘B’ Ridge Meadow Flames where he was selected as the Flames’ Rookie of the Year and earned a roster spot in the PIJHL All-Star and Prospect Game.
Hunt joins fellow defenseman and current Beaver Cody Bostock as alums of the BCHL. Bostock played for the Vernon Vipers in 2004-05.
Bradley Shawn Hunt... Son of Steve and Tricia Hunt... Born on Aug. 24 1988...Lists business administration as his major.